1. Epson teams with Autodesk to transform projectors into design tools

    Epson is set to collaborate with software developer Autodesk to make it easier for engineers and architects to seamlessly use a projector in their active design sessions.

    The Autodesk Revit software will allow design professionals to easily access Epson projectors with Autodesk Seek, a programme that enables designers to search for, download and integrate models, drawings and product specifications for their designs.

    Thanks to Autodesk Revit software, those designers, architects and engineers designing buildings using a Building Information Modeling (BIM) process will be able

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  2. Christie projectors installed in Aerospace Centre

    World-leading projector manufacturer Christie and 3Dims have developed a 4K simulation visualisation for the German Aerospace Centre.

    The new system at the DLR's Centre for Lightweight Production Technology in Augsburg allows up to four engineers to simultaneously present and compare their results in 4K, enabling easier collaboration on projects.

    Christie hopes that in the future it will be possible for other team members to look at the results on their own screens and to share their own content.

    The system relies on four Christie DWU550-G projectors which use the edge-blending

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  3. Mimio launches new touch projector for classrooms

    Educational technology manufacturer Mimio unveiled a new touch projector for classrooms at this week's International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.

    The MimioProjector 280T transforms traditional white boards into interactive touch pads, allowing up to ten students to work together using their fingers or styli.

    With an interactive touch area of 100 inches, the HDMI projector offers exceptional image quality, while ultra-short throw design reduces shadows on the whiteboard.

    Mimio's new offering promises to be the perfect solution for schools

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  4. Touchjet Pond Projector creates interactive classrooms

    The Touchjet Pond Projector was praised as the perfect solution to social learning at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference yesterday.

    The projector, which turns any wall or table surface into an 80-inch interactive touch screen, allows for collaborative and cooperative learning in the classroom.

    Students and teachers can interact with thousands of Android educational apps, offering everything from group reading sessions to integrated coding lessons.

    The device has already received high praise from teachers who have used it with their

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  5. Christie reveals new 3LCD digital projectors

    Audio-visual solutions company Christie has announced it is launching a series of new 3LCD digital projectors.

    The company revealed the five new products at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show, which took place in Las Vegas recently.

    Christie's five new D Series models have been designed to act as the replacements for the Christie LHD700 and LX700, as well as the Christie LW551i, LWU501i and LX601i.

    Frank Anzures, senior product manager at Christie, stated that the aim of the D Series projectors is to allow professional integrators to "fulfil the

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  6. New Wi-Fi enabled projector launched by Canon

    Computer accessories manufacturer Canon has announced the launch of a new Wi-Fi enabled projector, the XEED WUX500.

    The projector is aimed at the enterprise market and will be available from May, with the company claiming the device is easy to set up, which will make getting meetings started much simpler.

    Andreas Herrnböck, European business development manager for projector and visual communications at Canon Europe, stated that the new projector offers "exceptional image quality".

    He said: "Conference centres, boardrooms and reception areas, for example,

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  7. Moss unveils new Projection Mapping Services

    Moss has unveiled its new Projection Mapping Services at the EXHIBITORLIVE event.

    The company, which specialises in tension fabric structures, large format graphics and technical collaboration, has aimed to provide a single efficient source for all projection mapping needs.

    Aimed at its exhibit and event design customers, Moss says its new Projection Mapping Services will run all the way through from concept development to project installation.

    Dan Patterson, president and chief executive of Moss Exhibits & Events, said: "We're committed to driving the advancement

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  8. Epson retails projector market lead

    Epson has confirmed that it has retained its lead in the projector market in North America.

    The company announced that it is still the top selling projector manufacturer on the continent, selling 43 per cent of all the units sold during 2014.

    According to new data released by PMA Research, this is a four-point jump on Epson's market share in North America in the previous year.

    Epson was also revealed to have recorded the largest total revenue increase in the North American projector market in 2014, with the figures showing the firm had a 29 per cent share.


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  9. Barco announces Indian distribution deal

    Projector manufacturer Barco has announced it has signed a distribution deal with an Indian company that should further the spread of its products across the country.

    The agreement with Mumbai-based Green Sources means that the firm will now become the national distributor of Barco's audio-visual (AV) products in India.

    Swadesh Khetawat, director at Green Sources, described Barco as a global technology company that is a "perfect match" for a distribution deal with his firm.

    He said: "Together with Barco, we are confident that we will be able to meet the

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  10. Barco celebrates Polycom Technology Partner Innovation award

    Projector manufacturer Barco is celebrating after the firm was picked out as the winner of a Polycom Technology Partner Innovation award.

    The prize was given to the firm as part of the recent TEAM Polycom 2015 event, the company's annual partner conference, which took place in Orlando, Florida, earlier in the month.

    Barco's Technology Partner Innovation Award was partly given to the company for its ClickShare product, which enables high-quality screen sharing and remote collaboration.

    The system, which works regardless of where users are located, can be used by

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